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Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Renowned Indian scientist, academician Professor Yash Pal passes away

New Delhi: Renowned Indian scientist and academician Professor Yash Pal passed away at his residence in Noida on Monday, 24 July 2017. He was 90.

Although the exact cause of his death was unknown, reports say that he had recovered from cancer a few years ago. His last rites will take place at 3 pm on Tuesday afternoon.

Born on 26 November 1926  in Jhang, British India, now in Pakistan, Pal gained a PhD degree in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He started his career at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Bombay (now Mumbai), as a member of the Cosmic Rays group.

Pal also served as the Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi from March 2007 to March 2012.

Source:-Zeenews
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